The Associated Press LONDON—Britons are buzzing over a temporary entry in the capital’s already saturated drinking scene: breathable booze. The pop-up bar, Alcoholic Architecture, uses a humidifier to pump a gin and tonic vapour into an enclosed space. Patrons absorb their alcohol from the “Cloud” by breathing in the vapours […]

The Canadian PressGemma Karstens-Smith VANCOUVER—A CBC journalist who was kissed by a stranger on live TV has received an apology, but she’s still being attacked by others online for making a complaint to police. Megan Batchelor was reporting from a music festival in Squamish, B.C., north of Vancouver, Friday when […]

The Canadian PressAlexander Panetta WASHINGTON — Anyone professing shock over the symphony of personal slurs delivered by Donald Trump clearly wasn’t paying attention to him before he became a presidential candidate. For more than a quarter-century, he’s chronicled in exhaustive detail his passion for put-downs. He’s written, granted interviews and […]

The Canadian PressSheryl Ubelacker TORONTO—Steadily rising rates of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure over the last decade have dramatically increased the risk of heart attacks and strokes among some groups of ethnic Canadians, researchers say. An Ontario study determined that from 2001 to 2012, diabetes rates more than doubled […]

The Associated PressMari Yamaguchi TOKYO—A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan tomorrow, the first restart under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster and a milestone for the nation’s return to nuclear power. Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Monday that it will restart the […]

Michael TuttonThe Canadian Press PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S.—A Canadian paper mill that relies on exports to the United States to maintain more than 330 jobs at its Cape Breton mill says it will fight hard against a decision by the U.S. government to slap large tariffs onto its coated paper products. […]

The Canadian Press VAUGHAN, Ont.—Police have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for a 27-year-old man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting at a cafe north of Toronto in June. York Regional Police say Jason Hay of Mississauga, Ont., is wanted in connection with the incident at the Moka Expresso […]

By Jim SalterThe Associated PressJim Suhr By Jim Salter and Jim Suhr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo.—A man who authorities say opened fire on officers in Ferguson, Missouri, on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death was critically wounded when the officers shot back, St. Louis County’s police chief said early […]

The Associated PressElliot Spagat SAN DIEGO—As Jason Thrasher lowered his helicopter to a park with seven firefighters aboard, he saw what he thought was another firefighting chopper battling a blaze that was threatening homes. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection pilot suddenly identified the object as a four-rotor […]

The Canadian Press SQUAMISH, B.C.—Another television reporter doing a live report received a jarring distraction after a man kissed her on the cheek. CBC reporter Megan Batchelor was covering a music festival in Squamish, B.C., north of Vancouver, on Friday when the incident happened. She was doing a live hit […]

The Associated Press CLEVELAND—A combative Donald Trump, the U.S. billionaire businessman-turned-presidential candidate, jolted the first Republican debate of the 2016 campaign last night with his brash, confrontational comments. But the event also served as a reminder the race still remains leaderless and unsettled. Asked in the debate’s opening minutes whether […]

The Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—A French search plane lifted off today for a bird’s-eye view of Reunion Island, seeking any more potential debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. French authorities said they’ve launched a one-week operation with boats and aircraft scouring the Indian Ocean island, where a wing fragment […]